Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2019-20

The Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2019-20 (QRRRF) builds on the former Queensland Disaster Resilience Fund.  

A total of $13.1 million is available in this round, comprising $4.8 million from the Commonwealth Government and $8.3 million from the Queensland Government.

Eligible applicants include:

  • Local government bodies constituted under the Local Government Act 2009; or the City of Brisbane Act 2010, and the Weipa Town Authority
  • Regional Organisations of Councils
  • Regional Natural Resource Management bodies
  • River Improvement Trusts
  • Water authorities and local water boards (Category 2 only)
  • Queensland Government departments and agencies
  • Incorporated non-government organisations (including volunteer groups)
  • Not-for-profit organisations.

Objectives

The objective of this funding is to support delivery of disaster resilience and mitigation projects that:

Guidelines

Application Form

How to Apply

Applications closed on Wednesday 22 July 2020.

To apply for Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction funding:

Local governments and Queensland Government departments and agencies with access to MARS:

QRRRF submissions can be prepared and lodged with QRA via the MARS Portal, using the following steps:

  • Ensure your MARS Portal access has been set up. Refer to the MARS Portal user access form to request if access is needed.
  • Select event - Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Funding, 2019-2020 and select submission type – QRRRF 2019-20
  • Please include whether projects are “infrastructure” or “non-infrastructure” in the submission description.
  • Manually add new line items including:
    • program expenditure
    • project start/end dates
  • Lodge the submission and all supporting documents via the MARS portal
  • List of supporting documents includes:
    • 2019-20 QRRRF application form
    • Project budget
    • Project plan
    • Evidence outlining the need for the project (refer Section 13 Resilience and Risk Reduction Funding Guidelines 2019-20)
  • For assistance in completing the submission please contact your Regional Liaison Officer (RLO)
  • Alternatively detailed submissions can be sent to the submissions inbox: submissions@qra.qld.gov.au using the2019-20 QRRRF application form, along with supporting documents.

Not-for-profit organisations, Regional Organisations of Councils, River Improvement Trusts, Water authorities and local water boards (Category 2 only) and incorporated non-government organisations (including volunteer groups)

  • Download a copy of the 2019-20 QRRRF application form, or contact your Regional Liaison Officer (RLO) for a copy of the application form to complete.
  • Send the completed application form,  along with supporting documentation to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au 
  • For assistance in completing the submission form, please contact your RLO or email QRRR@qra.qld.gov.au.  

Delivery and acquittal – state agencies and councils

  • Progress reporting and close out of a submission can be done in the MARS Portal following completion of works and full expenditure. Refer to the MARS Portal user guide - Progress reporting and close outs
  • When preparing the close out, the following should be attached as supporting documents on the submission details page of the MARS Portal:
    • Photos of completed works (QDRF infrastructure projects only).
  • For assistance in completing the close out submission, please contact your Regional Liaison Officer (RLO).  

Delivery and acquittal – non-government organisations

  • Contact your Regional Liaison Officer (RLO) for a copy of your final progress report to complete.
  • Your RLO will then provide you with a close out template to complete and return.
  • When preparing your close out, the following documents should also be provided to QRA:
    • Photos of completed works (QDRF infrastructure projects only).
  • Send the Close out submission and Final project report, along with supporting documentation to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au 
  • For assistance in completing the close out submission, please contact your Regional Liaison Officer (RLO).  

More information

For questions in relation to the program, please email QRRR@qra.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3008 7200.